Emmery Brakke

  • Somerville, MA
Emmery Brakke

Amateur Professional/Professional Amateur

Work History

Work History
Apr 2014 - Present

Marketing Manager

On the Avenue Marketing
Manage the budget and logistics for an international event marketing program. Manage local teams in London, Australia, and Canada. Research and book events, coordinate logistics with event producers, and submit reports following events to the client. Manage expenses and create invoices and reconciliation reports for the entire program budget. Complete expense and feedback exercises at the request of the client.
2014 - Present

Artistic Director

WAM! Boston Film Festival
Send out the call for and screen over 300 submissions of female directed and/or produced films from around the world. Select and manage a selection jury for in depth screening of films. Manage all PR, marketing, and advertising for the event. Coordinate space rentals and volunteers for day of the event. Serve as liaison with filmmakers to acquire screening copies of films and coordinate filmmaker lodging and attendance at event. Search out and execute contracts with sponsors and partners. Apply for grant funding, complete all necessary paperwork and follow up documentation for said funding. Manage event day of.

Education

Education
2009 - 2013

B.S. Bandier Program for Music and Entertainment Industry Studies                     B.S. Television, Radio, and Film     

Syracuse University

Third student to ever complete dual degrees in the Bandier & TRF programs at Syracuse University, earning degrees from both the Visual & Performing Arts College and the Newhouse School. Dean's List all semesters, 3.78 GPA. 

Activities

  • Chapter Lead for WAM! Boston Chapter: planning all events and managing members
  • Member of Bandier Program Alumni Board
  • Film Festival Volunteer: Sundance Film Festival, 2 years. Boston Independent Film Festival: 1 year. 
  • Feature Film Screener @ Atlanta International Film Festival
  • Previous Internships include ASCAP, Borman Entertainment, and Rounder Records

Contributing Writer Credits

  • The Financial Diet
  • Boston Film Examiner
  • The Miscreant Zine
  • Ryan's Smashing Life 
  • Founding member of Medusa Magazine

Skills

Skills

Event Planning

Skilled at booking & executing events

Microsoft Office

Many years of experience & training

CBForex

knowledge of handling Int'l invoicing

Pro Tools

multiple years of coursework & use

Quick Books

3 years as a bookkeeper's assistant

Social Media

Digital business intern @ Borman Entertainment in 2012

HTML

one year of coursework. Rusty, but have previously learned the basics. 

Final Cut Pro

wrote, directed & edited several short films

Adobe Creative Suite

basic familiarity

Blogging

contributing writer to several websites & writer of a personal lifestyle blog